Senior Vice President of Marketing, Merchandising and Store Development
Fred Meyer Stores, based in Portland, Ore., offers one-stop shopping at its 128 multi-department stores in four Western states. More than 28,000 Fred Meyer associates help customers fill their food, apparel and general merchandise needs in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. Stores range in size from 130,000 to 200,000 square feet and carry more than 250,000 products under one roof. Additionally, Fred Meyer contributes more than $3 million to communities across the Northwest each year through grants from the Fred Meyer Foundation as well as corporate donations sponsorships. Fred Meyer is a division of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR).
VICE PRESIDENT RETAIL MERCHANDISING Retail Merchandising leader with experience in department store, mass and specialty retail. Ability to develop new products, acquire new customers, improve profit, and build strong teams to support business objectives. Recognized for identifying business needs and increasing sales, market share, improving efficiencies and enhancing profits. Competencies include: • Strategic Planning • Marketing & Market Research • Process Improvements • P & L • Vendor Management • Inventory Management • Multi-Channel Retail • Budgets • Category Management • Expense Reduction